How to travel from Cologne to Gera

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Travel Information from Cologne to Gera

distanceDistance223 miles (359 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $393
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€22) • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $393 (€362) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 223 miles (359 km) between Cologne and Gera. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Gera.

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There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Gera: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Gera is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Gera:

A bus is generally $369 (€340) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $393 (€362) from Cologne to Gera.

Taking a bus is about $57 (€53) less than taking a train, which costs on average $81 (€75) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Gera from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Gera can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 6 min.

The Cologne to Gera distance is around 223 miles (359 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Gera is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Cologne and Gera as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Gera:

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Gera at Gera, Bahnhofsplatz (FlixBus).
  • Trains most often depart from Cologne at Köln Hbf and arrive in Gera at Gera Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Gera, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Gera. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Cologne to Gera tickets on Omio for $24 (€22).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Gera by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Cologne to Gera for $393 (€362).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Gera by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Gera for $81 (€75).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Gera often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Zeulenroda or Leipzig. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Gera itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Gera and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Cologne to Gera, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $393 (€362) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $81 (€75) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Gera online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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